Changing trends in surgery during covid times: A tertiary care hospital experience
Author(s): Dr. Pooja Pandey, Dr. Singh Sandesh Bharat and Dr. Ashutosh Gupta
Abstract: The Covid 19 pandemic has reduced the number of patients visiting a tertiary health care facility. This has caused an increase in manpower and resource consumption; to tackle the current scenario efficiently we must understand these changing trends to plan for a better future.
The WHO surgical checklist offers a tool to reduce the morbidity and mortality. With the advent of the corona virus, a crisis-like situation has occurred. To settle this crisis, modification in the WHO surgical checklist need to be done by implementation of new surgical guidelines so that all kind of surgeries could be possible without risking the life of surgeons, nursing, paramedical staffs, and ground staffs.
A Brief outline is drawn keeping in line with the WHO surgical check list, to lay a “Neo surgical check box”.